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Fernando Rubin

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in Spanish; learning English
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Associate Creative Director
  • Taking time. So much time.
  • From La Coruña. Galicia. Spain
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

walk the Himalayas

ABOUT ME

I'm that kind of people able to cool Milkybar bars using car windows, ask for "two pints of Guinnes and an ass towel" instead of "two pints of Guinnes and an Ashtray", and have fun with some ganbrothas because they thought that i speak like "Borat".

Facebook name: rubinho de los bosques.

Sometimes i think that Blake Edwards wrote my whole life.
I hope that Mancini will write the score.

I work as an Associate Creative Director for advertising companies.

I've lived in Barcelona for long, but i'm from Galicia, the Northwest of Spain. No bullfighters there, nor paella. We have rain, ocean, rain, excellent liquors called "orujos", bagpipes and rain.

After Barcelona, i moved to Boulder, Colorado, but spending most on the time on the road, shooting commercials between LA, London and NYC.

After that, i moved to Goteborg, Sweden.
Now i'm in Shanghai. We'll see what's next.

I love rain. But Snow is better.

PHILOSOPHY

Repeat "Sugarplum Fairy" three times, and then picture yourself like a boat on a river, with tangerine trees and marmalade skies.

When i grow up, i want to be a Goonie.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

i'm just a beginner, even after few years of been a couchsurfer. I hosted people in Barcelona, when i was living there, and also in my little studio in Auckland City, New Zealand. We could call the last one as Groundsurfing or airmettresssurfing. I also had met travelers of all over the world, just for having fun while traveling.
Great moments and great people, in every one case.

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Interests

Just universal questions like: Who we are?, where we are going? and why do we always announce that we´re going to the toilet when we are going to the toilet?

Music, Movies & Books

Wes Anderson, Moby Dick, Holden Caulfield, Ray Davis, Peter Sellers, Alan Moore, Syd Barret, Lewis Trondheim, Los Planetas...

Those kind of things.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

This friend of mine telling a border guard that he has to find a tic-tac-tic-tac (alarm clock) inside his backpack.
On the Israel border.

Teach, Learn, Share

I know where the lost socks go.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Jordan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Spain, Sweden, United States

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